Executive Order 2479—Providing for the Payment of Interest on Deposit Money Orders Issued in the Canal Zone
By virtue of the authority vested in me by law, it is hereby ordered:-1. That deposit money orders issued by the Canal Zone Postal Service shall bear interest at the rate of one-half of one percentum for each period of three full calendar months, from August 21, 1916, or subsequent date of issue. Interest shall be payable when the order is paid but shall not accrue on any order for more than three years.
2. The Governor of The Panama Canal is authorized to prescribe such detailed rules and regulations as may be necessary to carry out this order.
THE WHITE HOUSE,
October 22, 1916.
Woodrow Wilson, Executive Order 2479—Providing for the Payment of Interest on Deposit Money Orders Issued in the Canal Zone Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/275376